The 25th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened on Monday, August 22, at Tehran’s Permanent International Fairgrounds. Here are Mehr’s photos of the exhibition:
The diversity of handicrafts in Iran is so high that preparing a list of them can take too long; however, it is a well-known fact that Iranian handmade carpets always sit atop the list.
Turkmen rug (or carpet) is a type of handmade floor-covering textile traditionally originating in Central Asia. Iranian Turkmen girls and women weave fantasy into...
Yadollah Rahmani, an official from the Fars governorate general for the coordination of economic affairs and resource development, said that according to official Custom House statistics, the province has exported $40m of handicrafts and hand woven carpets in the past year 1394 (March 2015-16).
One of the most precious manuscripts of the holy Quran will be unveiled during the 24th International Holy Quran Exhibition, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.
Qassemabad village in Roodsar County, Gilan Province, is internationally known for its traditional costumes. However, the Chador Shab, a kind of homemade outer garment...
The sales of items crafted by Iranian artisans in the 26th Iran Handicrafts Exhibition broke the record set last year.
“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”
The 26th National Exhibition and Fifth International Exhibition of Handicrafts took place from May 25-29 in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Complex (Mosalla). The...
Mohammad Babaei, a representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, said on Tuesday May 10 that UNIDO is ready to cooperate with Hamedan Province to help promote its leather industry.